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Another War for Nick Fury

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The following first appeared on Blastoff Comic’s website If soldiers and thieves have one thing in common, it is the allure of one last job. For fifty years, Col. Nick Fury has been both a soldier and a thief as the leader of the Howling Commandos and as THE Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. This life has taught Fury that there is always more work to be done. The world will always need to be saved. But at the turn of the… Read More »

The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast #6 – Let’s Talk Cons and Ants

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast – The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast (formerly Let’s Talk Comics!) This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of The Trevor Reece… Read More »

The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast #5 – Let’s Talk Bendis’ X-Men

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast – The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast (formerly Let’s Talk Comics!) This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of The Trevor Reece… Read More »

The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast #4 – Let’s Talk Shop

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast – The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast (formerly Let’s Talk Comics!) This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of The Trevor Reece… Read More »

The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast #3 – Let’s Talk The Wicked + The Divine

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast - The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast (formerly Let’s Talk Comics!) This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of The Trevor Reece… Read More »

The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast #2 – Let’s Talk The Flash

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast – The Trevor Reece Comic Book Podcast (formerly Let’s Talk Comics!) This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of The… Read More »

Let’s Talk Comics #1 – Let’s Talk Secret Wars

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Hello Four Colors! I am PLEASED to announce the start of my new comic book podcast - Let’s Talk Comics! This podcast will be taking the place of the single episode of the Four Colors podcast. This will be far more in-depth, as we spend each episode tackling a specific book or series. In addition, we will have celebrity guests (as the podcast expands out), so be on the lookout for that. New episodes of Let’s Talk Comics will be released every Friday and… Read More »

Dell’s Ducks

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Dell Comics released The Funnies in 1929, which is credited as one of the first publications of a comic book with original material. The book was published in tabloid-size, as opposed to the traditional comic book format, which would become standard in 1933 with the release of Famous Funnies (and setting up the long standing tradition of comic publishers releasing thinly-veiled rip-offs of rival publications). The form would find its footing in 1939, with the release of Action Comicsby Detective Comics, Inc/DC Comics. In 1953,… Read More »

Time of the Preacher

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The following first appeared on the website of North Hollywood’s Blastoff Comics, the second website to carry the comic book musings of Four Colors! Thanks to the whole gang over there!!! Also, NOTE: There is some saucy language in this piece; kind of unavoidable when talking about Preacher… ENJOY!   To lay my bias on the table right off the bat, I believe Preacher is the best series Vertigo has published. Some might argue for Neil Gaiman’s Sandman or Warren Ellis’ Transmetropolitan,… Read More »

Wednesday Reviews – October 29 5TH WEEK EDITION!

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Wednesday Reviews – Week of October 22 Guardians of the Galaxy #20 Written by Brian Michael Bendis @BRIANMBENDIS Art by Ed McGuinness and Valerio Schiti @ValerioSchiti Published by Marvel @Marvel For those of you who joined Guardians of the Galaxy because of the film (which, let’s be honest, is most of us), you might be unaware of what Peter Quill and his merry band of space outlaws have been up to, specifically that up until relatively recently, Quill, along with Nova and Thanos, were… Read More »